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Improving Residential Care In Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is improving mandatory safety and supervision in residential care to better protect our most vulnerable children.

Refurbishing Kinders Across Victoria

Hundreds of kinders will be getting new and improved outdoor play spaces, plus televisions, laptops and tablets as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s latest kindergarten grants round.

Getting Behind New Ideas At Youth Parliament

Victoria’s future Parliamentarians have made their voices heard on the issues that matter to them, like improved disability access, family violence prevention and combating online gambling advertising at this year’s YMCA Victoria Youth Parliament.

Youth Voice Takes Centre Stage

Family violence services, compulsory closed captioning in Victorian cinemas and improving building accessibility are just a handful of the bills up for discussion this week, as part of the 32nd YMCA Victoria Youth Parliament.

Supporting More Kids At Kinder In Wonthaggi

The Andrews Labor Government is leading the way to ensure all Victorian children – including kids in Wonthaggi – are ready for school, with new funding to revolutionise early learning and development.

More Support For Aboriginal Kids In Care

The Andrews Labor Government is expanding key supports for vulnerable Aboriginal children in care to ensure they remain connected to culture, community and country.

Boosting Early Learning For Coburg’s Littlest Residents

Families in Coburg will find it easier to look after their little ones, with the opening of a new one-stop-shop children's hub bringing together childcare, kindergarten and Maternal and Child Health services under a single roof.

Equipping Kinders For Kids Of All Abilities

Thousands of little Victorians will benefit from new equipment, toys, learning kits and more to ensure they get the most of their early years’ education – regardless of ability.

Realising The Potential Of Early Years Education

Leading world and local experts, kindergarten teachers, Maternal and Child Health nurses, business leaders, policy makers and academics have gathered to help shape the future of Victoria’s early childhood system.

Strengthening Laws On Young Parolees

The Andrews Labor Government is toughening up laws targeting the state’s most serious young offenders on parole by introducing electronic monitoring and other measures to better protect the community.

Better Supporting Victim-Survivors With Holistic Care

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring family violence and sexual assault victims across Melbourne’s west have access to the tailored support they need at the newly opened Wyndham Multi-Disciplinary Centre (MDC).

Boosting Victoria’s Early Childhood Workforce

The Andrews Labor Government will boost the number of experienced and highly qualified early childhood teachers in kindergartens to ensure our youngest Victorians get the best start in life.